Let me start by asking a question. How did you answer someone the last time they asked you how you were? I bet I could venture a guess, and it may have sounded a little like this: “I’m fine." Now, let me follow that question with another question. How truthful were you in your response? I am betting that most likely you may have disregarded your current emotion so you would not make someone else feel uncomfortable.
In a society that has placed a strong emphasis on success, happiness, and reputation, it is often hard to feel safe to share our emotions honestly. The point of this post is not to make you feel like you have to share your feelings with every person that asks; however, what I do hope it accomplishes is helping you to reflect on the truth that it is okay to not be okay!
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